North India Retreat

"Thank you for the lovely retreat. I learned so much and you've given me a new impetus for my yoga practice. It was such a great and supportive atmosphere."

North India Yoga Retreat at the Basunti Private Retreat Centre

With Duncan Hulin and Andrea Guest

Basunti is an idyllic private lakeside retreat centre, set on a promontory in a nature reserve nestling in the foothills of the great Indian Himalaya. It is situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh in North India and surrounded by the waters of the Maharana Pratap Sagar. It sits at the heart of a wildlife reserve and has been developed sympathetically in accord with the local environment. Note, all twin rooms include a private balcony. As well as the opportunity for swimming in the lake, there is also a first class swimming pool and beautiful luscious, landscaped gardens.

North India Yoga Retreat: 26 March - 11 April 2019

This 15 day, full board package includes flights and transfers as follows:

  • Return flights from Heathrow to-and-from Amritsar, via Delhi All internal transfers in India as follows:
    • Amritsar Airport to Basunti
    • Basunti to Mcleod Ganj
    • Mcleod Ganj to Basunti
    • Basunti to Amritsar
    • Amritsar to Airport
    • Please note: each trip length is approximately 3+ hours except the last transit to the airport which is 20 minutes. The trip to Mcleod Ganj is a breakout from the retreat where you will have the opportunity to visit the Dalai Lama's temple, get up close to the mountains and do any shopping
  • 15 nights accommodation (including 13 nights at Basunti, 1 night in Mcleod Ganj, 1 night in Amritsar)
  • All meals (except lunch/ dinner /breakfast/lunch in Mcleod Ganj and lunch/dinner/breakfast in Amritsar)
  • 30+ yoga classes

The price excludes:

  • UK transfers to and from Heathrow
  • Travel insurance
  • India visa fee
  • 7 meals as mentioned above
  • Basunti staff tips and optional charitable donation
  • Entrance fees to Kangra Fort and Masroor Temple (approx £3 each)
  • Afternoon excursions from Basunti, including trip to Bathu temples and rowing boat trip with local fishermen. (Optional, one each week, with each one estimated at roughly £10-£15 depending on numbers going)

Daily Routine

6:15am - wake up call

6:30am - tea served

7:00-8:30am - silent meditation, morning stretches, kriyas, pranayama (rooftop or shala)

9:00am - breakfast

10:30am-12:30pm - yoga asana practice (shala)

1:00pm - lunch

3:45pm - afternoon tea

4:30-6:30pm - satsang, misc practices, pranayama & meditation (shala or rooftop)

7:30pm - dinner

10:00pm - retire

Price Details

Price to be confirmed

Deposit to be confirmed

Once booked, further, helpful information will be given on flights, visas, health, facilities, what to bring, etc.

For further information or to book please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or call Duncan Hulin to speak personally on 01392 420573



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